comscore Big Isle police kill man armed with crossbow | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

Big Isle police kill man armed with crossbow

Hawaii Island police said an officer fatally shot a man Saturday afternoon in Papaaloa.

Police were responding to a disturbance at a residence at about 3:35 p.m. when they encountered the man, who was wielding a loaded crossbow. One officer fired multiple shots, killing the man, according to the Hawaii Police Department. The man’s name has not been released pending identification.

The department’s Criminal Investigations Section will conduct a criminal investigation into the shooting and the Office of Professional Standards will also head an administrative investigation.

Police ask anyone with information about the case to call 935-3311 or contact Lt. Miles Chong at 961-2252 or miles.chong@hawaiicounty.gov. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 961-8300 to remain anonymous.

Comments (0)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up